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Children of God

Children of God

2008, Society

The documentary Children of God starts and a striking statement is soon made in the voice of a child. The child informs the man behind the camera, and transversely the audience, that he is 12 years old, and will die by the next year, at 13 years old....

8.58
Beer Culture

Beer Culture

2011, Society

From micro brewing to craft beer, the documentary Beer Culture will take you into the beer industry and its avid brewers. The movie is focused on brewers in Colorado, a state that produces more beer than any other in the United States. The film also...

8.27
Stepping Into the Fire

Stepping Into the Fire

2011, Society

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin mushrooms, and mescaline-bearing peyote are the more well-known psychoactive drugs, but by no means the only ones. Stepping Into the Fire is a documentary about a much lesser-known option in this arena,...

7.81
10 Days in North Korea

10 Days in North Korea

2014, Society

10 Days in North Korea takes the audience on a trip around Pyongyang, the focal point of power for the North Korean regime, to speak with citizens of what the filmmakers consider a very interesting "social experiment" that has been going on for about...

6.84
Women on the Front Line

Women on the Front Line

2013, Society

Women on the Front Line is a one-hour documentary exploring the battle between the women's rights movement and rigid Sharia law in modern day Iran. The expose comes from Hossein Martin Fazeli, a filmmaker with a track record of bringing Iranian...

7.09
Tent City

Tent City

2014, Society

This documentary takes viewers inside one of the largest tent cities in the country. Profiling several members of the tent community and calling into question societal attitudes towards homelessness, Tent City provides a humanizing perspective on the...

8.55
Why We Breathe: Yoga

Why We Breathe: Yoga

2013, Society

Shot over a half year period across the US, in a diverse circumstances and interesting interviews, this documentary was developed out of the notion to comprehend why people tend to do the things they do. Particularly, the film asks the question, why...

6.44
It Can't Happen Here!

It Can't Happen Here!

2013, Society

There are many perfect examples in our recent history which undoubtedly show that dictatorial regimes impose subjection, blackmail, servitude, intimidation, abuse, persecution and execution upon innocent people. However, many Americans are strongly...

7.41
Genie: Secret of the Wild Child

Genie: Secret of the Wild Child

1997, Society

This is an Emmy Award-winning documentary about a girl who spent her early life chained in a bedroom. Brought up in confinement, "Genie" was primitive, brutish, and hardly capable of walking or talking. NOVA follows the contentious attempts to unbolt...

8.03
Nepal, in the Mountain's Shadow

Nepal, in the Mountain's Shadow

2009, Society

Nepal is home to the Himalayan Mountains. For thousands of years people have traveled to the Himalayas seeking spiritual enlightenment, proclaiming man could be freed of all sin by merely gazing upon their peaks. This tradition is continued today by...

8.60
The Dreamtime

The Dreamtime

2007, Society

The Dreamtime is titled in reference to an element of Aboriginal Australian mythology, a spiritual realm outside of traditional time and space. The film itself shares the stories of some of Australia's indigenous peoples and the ways in which white...

6.58